How do users find the one they're looking for? On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Lin Sims <ljsims...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm describing IC chip registers. There is absolutely no point in having > text or a heading in between each one, and this particular piece of IP has > about 500 or so of them. > > As always, it depends on what you're doing and who your audience is. > > On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 4:26 PM, Robert Lauriston <rob...@lauriston.com> > wrote: >> >> I would never have one table follow another without a heading or >> explanatory text in between. >> >> On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Lin Sims <ljsims...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > I like to use my cursor keys to scroll from table to table, and putting >> > each >> > table anchor in its own paragraph lets me do that. If they're all on the >> > same line, pressing the up or down arrow once pops you to the beginning >> > or >> > end of all of the tables that are anchored in the same line. I do a lot >> > of >> > documents with hundreds of tables that are one right after the other, so >> > having an anchor anywhere but on its own line becomes a nuisance. >> > >> > Putting all the anchors in the same line also makes it much difficult to >> > select just one table, since unless you are VERY disciplined about >> > putting a >> > space between them, FM drops the anchors on top of each other. And >> > (again) >> > if you have a lot of them, even using just a small space between can >> > make >> > the anchors wrap to another line (or three or four), which messes up >> > your >> > spacing all over again but for a different reason. >> > >> > On Thu, Oct 2, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Stuart Rogers >> > <srog...@phoenix-geophysics.com> wrote: >> >> >> >> On 2014-Oct-02 3:23 PM, Robert Lauriston wrote: >> >> >> >> What is the benefit of putting a table anchor in its own paragraphs >> >> instead of putting the anchor at the end of the preceding paragraph? >> >> >> >> I've inherited lots of documents that do things like that and it >> >> seemed to me like pointless busywork, but the people who set up the >> >> templates were long gone so I couldn't ask for their rationale. >> >> > > > > > -- > Lin Sims _______________________________________________
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